This twenty-fifth anniversary edition of Stephen Covey s cherished classic commemorates the timeless wisdom of the 7 Habits. Considered One Of The Most Inspiring Books Ever Written, "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People" has guided generations of readers for the last 25 years. Presidents and CEOs have kept it by their bedsides, students have underlined and studied passages from it, educators and parents have drawn from it, and individuals of all ages and occupations have used its step-by-step pathway to adapt to change and to take advantage of the opportunities that change creates."
About the Author
Stephen Richards Covey was the author of the best-selling book, "The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People". Other books he wrote include "First Things First", "Principle-Centered Leadership", and "The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Families". In 2004, Covey released "The 8th Habit". In 2008, Covey released "The Leader In Me How Schools and Parents Around the World Are Inspiring Greatness, One Child at a Time". He was also a professor at the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University.
Covey died at the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls, Idaho, on July 16, 2012, due to complications from a bicycle accident he suffered the previous April.
"Covey's masterpiece, if it hasn't changed the world, has influenced millions of readers who can and will make our planet more peaceful and prosperous and prepared and purposeful."--Warren Bennis "author of On Becoming a Leader and Still Surprised " "Happily, this book has advised and encouraged us for 25 years. Now, I encourage us to be loyal and supportive for another 25 years."--Maya Angelou "No person lasts forever, but books and ideas can endure. Stephen R. Covey's life is done, but his work is not. It continues, right here in this book as alive today as when first written."--Jim Collins "Fundamentals are the key to success. Stephen Covey is a master of them. Buy his book, but most important, use it!"--Anthony Robbins "author of Unlimited Power and Awaken the Giant Within " "With all the responsibilities and demands of time, travel, work, and families placed upon us in today's competitive world, it's a pig plus to have Stephen Covey's The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People to refer to."--Marie Osmond "author of The Key is Love: My Mother's Wisdom, A Daughter's Gratitude " "As the seminal work of Stephen R. Covey, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People has influenced millions around the world to be their best selves at work and at home. It stands the test of time as one of the most important books of our time."--Indra Nooyi, CEO of PepsiCo "Twenty-five years after it first appeared, the wisdom of The 7 Habits is more relevant than ever. On an individual level, people are burning out, and on a collective level we are burning up the planet. So Dr. Covey's emphasis on self-renewal and his understanding that leadership and creativity require us to tap into our own physical, mental, and spiritual resources are exactly what we need now."--Arianna Huffington "The 7 Habits has guided many of us on our journey through the world of business. Simple but incredibly effective. A great guide for any aspiring leader!"--Meg Whitman, CEO of HP "The 7 Habits encompasses timeless principles that can help guide any company toward success."--Tony Hsieh "New York times bestselling author of Delivering Happiness and CEO of Zappos.com, Inc. " "Every so often a book comes along that not only alters the lives of readers but leaves an imprint on the culture itself. The 7 Habits is one of those books."--Daniel Pink, author of Drive and To Sell is Human